Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Luna Rising, Villa Luna (Volume 2)
By Claude Nougat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. In this second volume, Villa Luna, Tony falls back in time and discovers the tragedy that befell the House of Luna in 1908; can he change the family destiny?
Tomorrow's Child
By Lisa Mason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tomorrow’s Child, the 3M medical documentary that became a lead story in Omni Magazine and then sold outright to Universal Studios. A high-powered executive is about to lose his estranged teenage daughter to critical burn wounds and only desperate measures may save her life. The ebook includes Lisa Mason's 30-day blog, The Story Behind The Story That Sold To The Movies.
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy
By David Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins
By Michael E. Benson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When young Sonny Tompkins is sent to Utah to live with his Uncle Buck while his Dad serves a two year sentence for a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his boyhood behind and embarks upon a series of adventures that will make him older than his years.
Patch Scratching
By Steven Powell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An inspirational coming of age story about a boy (Jed) who was abandoned by his mother at the age of five. During his final year of high school, just as he is becoming comfortable and confident within his world, life and the past come back to challenge him yet again.
The Kaserne
By Stephen Ricker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Daddy? What did you do during The Eternal Cold War?” In the tradition of MASH and Catch-22, The Kaserne answers that question on behalf of several ten-millions who served abroad in this vividly realistic story of soldiers, civilians, men and women, Americans and Germans on a small forlornly threadbare US Army base in Germany.
The Summer of Our Discontent
By Jacquel Chrissy May
Series: The Green Hill Mystery Manor, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Shara Shinnok is a boring girl from the cool state of California. When her family uproots itself and moves to the tiny city of Harrison Creek, Oregon, Shara is sure that her life will remain the same. But when she discovers that her cousin Tanya has disappeared and she meets her cousin's friends, Shara finds out things about Tanya that she never knew and must save her friends from a cruel stalker.
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
By Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Blind Sight (The Celadon Circle)
By Nicole Storey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
We all have our demons. No one knows this better than Jordan Bailey. At an age when most girls are dating, going to parties, and planning for college, Jordan spends her time studying ancient lore, cleaning weapons, and keeping humanity safe from evil. It's hard to plan a future when you aren't promised tomorrow...
Just Shut Up and Drive
By Chynna Laird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Eighteen-year-old Wil Carter lost his parents in a car accident when he was five. Ninety-five-year-old Gramps has been his only family. Now that Wil’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. One teen, one cranky old man, and the open road. What could go wrong?
La château du prince de Polignac
By Anthony Trollope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Nouvelle écrite en 1859 et située au Puy-en-Velay, elle relate les amours tumultueuses de deux amants d’un certain âge. Trollope avait par la force des choses beaucoup voyagé en Europe dans sa jeunesse, ses parents ayant dû s’exiler à Bruxelles pour fuir leurs créditeurs, et il parlait assez couramment plusieurs langues, dont le français.
Last Fair Deal
By Casey Mensing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Last Fair Deal, the sordid tale of the McCarty family, is a cinematic work of contemporary fiction that combines elements of pop mythology, neo-noir, and American pulp fiction.
Once Bad Intentions
By Monique Dixon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Once Bad Intentions is a coming of age urban love story of triumph and redemption. The inspirational story of a young girl’s journey to defeat her past, the violent characteristics she had become prone to, and succeed in the world of fashion photography.
Summertime Blues
By B. R. Fleming
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Orange Buffalo
By Grayson Queen
Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Everything you want can be yours, if it actually exists. The reality of dreams is that they can be blinding. To hunt the orange buffalo is to quest for something that isn't even possible. An irreverent telling of a journey to achieve, fail, give up, stand up, and figure it all out a little too late.
The Cruise of the Jest
By Jon Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Cruise of the Jest is the story of a sixteen-year-old boy whose father tells him to sail a 35-foot boat from San Francisco to Hawaii. The boy refuses and instead tries to hide by sailing down the coast of California. But his father follows him, chasing him farther west, until eventually the boy sails alone around the world.
Making Spares: a short story
By Jeff Posey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
The Shape of a Name
By Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Second Chance (Chances Are #2)
By PT Dilloway
Series: Chances Are, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Stacey Chance and her friend Madison are kidnapped by a Chinese scientist, they’re given a dose of an experimental drug, one that causes them to revert back to children. As they search for a cure, Stacey and Madison get a second chance at childhood.
A Masque of Infamy
By Kelly Dessaint
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A autobiographical novel of teenage rebellion and punk rock salvation in small town Alabama.